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JPSO: Masked man robs Dollar General

AVONDALE, LA (WVUE) -

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Dollar General store on Saturday night.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, an armed man wearing a ski mask entered the Dollar General, located at 3880 US 90, and pulled out a black, semi-automatic handgun. The masked man jumped over the counter, took money and then ran out of the store.

Police describe the suspects as a black male between the ages of 20 and 25, about 5'3-to-5'6" tall, weighing about 150-to-160 lbs. He was wearing a purple LSU long-sleeve t-shirt with yellow lettering, tan cargo shorts and a black ski mask at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111. 

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